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Archive for the ‘C++’ Category

Very useful link: Software optimization resources. C++ and assembly. Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X

Posted by jpluimers on 2023/02/14

If I ever need to go deep into optimisation again, there is lots I can still learn from [Wayback/Archive] Software optimization resources. C++ and assembly. Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X

Thanks [Archive] Kris on Twitter: “@Kharkerlake @unixtippse Agner Fog ist eigentlich ein Anthropologe, aber er reversed interne Strukturen von Intel CPUs, und …, speziell 3. The microarchitecture of Intel, AMD and VIA CPUs: An optimization guide for assembly programmers and compiler makers ist die HPC Bibel.” / Twitter!

Must watch video with Agner about Warlike and Peaceful Societies below the signature.


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Posted in Assembly Language, C++, Development, Software Development, x64, x86 | Leave a Comment »

That new Carbon language, it has a net zero footprint, right?

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/08/25

No, Carbon is not the same thing as the same named MacOS Carbon API it .

Someone had to make it: [Wayback/Archive] Jeroen Wiert Pluimers on Twitter: “@d_feldman That has a net zero Carbon footprint, right? (OK, I’ll show myself out)”.

Luckily Googlers themselves are joking about it as well:

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Posted in C, C++, Carbon, Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Google MiraclePtr: a C++ smart pointer implementation

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/08/03

For my link archive:

It’s a smart pointer implementation by Google for C++, at the time of writing still experimental, but seems used in Google Chrome.

Via: [Wayback/] Google dicht voor derde keer in maand tijd actief misbruikte lekken in Chrome – Computer – Nieuws – Tweakers


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How isotopp became the online handle of Kristian Köhntopp

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/06/09

Like me, [] Kristian Köhntopp is a nerd.

Unlike me, Kris bumped into character encoding issues for just about all his digital life. That started about the same time as mine, but again unlike me: he was way more involved in the technical aspects of it.

First a series of Tweets:

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Posted in ASCII, C++, Development, Encoding, EPS/PostScript, Font, ISO-8859, ISO8859, Power User, Software Development, Times New Roman | Leave a Comment »

Tesseract (software): amazing command-line OCR tool

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/05/13

A twitter post blasted me away by showing the results of Tesseract (software) – Wikipedia doing perfect OCR on an image from a twitter post:

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Posted in C++, Color (software development), Development, OCR, Power User, Software Development, Tesseract | Leave a Comment »

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